A-list couturier Giambattista Valli is the latest fashion brand to launch a UK flagship on Sloane Street in London. The two-storey boutique at 29 Sloane Street spans 232 sq m, showcasing the fashion house's designer collections including the Oscar-worthy evening gowns he is famous fo, alongside accessories, jewellery and newly launched activewear.
Following the opening of its debut store in London's Duke of York Square in November, online retailer Boden has opened its second store at Westfield London's new extension in White City. The store boast an eclectic heritage-infused concept designed by Dalziel & Pow.
ARKET will open its fourth store in the UK on Friday 18 May. The opening follows the brand's launches in August 2017 with stores on Regent Street and Covent Garden in London, as well as in Copenhagen, Brussels, Munich and Amsterdam, and an online store in 18 European markets. The retailer will also be opening a store at Liverpool ONE in early Autumn 2018.
Selfridges has been busy housing a variety of pop-up spaces in its ever-changing Corner Shop concept space, as part of the retailer's Anatomy of Luxury campaign. The latest campaign is a shop dedicated to The Rolling Stones, which will be in place until 3 June.
London-based event architects and visual communications agency, Sync Studio has designed and produced an experiential set for new natural skincare brand, Wildsmith Skin at Somerset House. Inspired by Heckfield Place and its muse William Wildsmith, the head gardner at Heckfield Place in the 1870s and 1880s, the range takes inspiration from nature, and Sync Studio delved into the history during the design research process.